Country cottage close to Yorkshire Dales
We are both retired so we can take our holidays at any time and are happy to short exchanges in the UK as long as we can bring our dog with us. We are open to suggestions but prefer a rural setting.
Stone cottage built 1884, Peter built an extension on the side. Open views over fields front and back with stream running at the back. South facing terrace at front with seat. Lounge, dining room, kitchen, back porch, 1 double and 1 single + extra bed underneath, bathroom with shower and bath. Large log store. Multifuel stoves in lounge and dining room run central heating.
Leeds is 20 miles away, you can catch a train in Cononley 2 miles away and it takes 50 minutes. Excellent shopping, restaurants, theatre, cinema Henry Moore and city art galleries, museums, rugby and football. Change at Leeds station for train to York 1.5 hours.
Secluded village with public house serving good food, fishing ponds, park, tennis and the Pennine Way (national walking trail). Yorkshire Dales National Park for hiking and biking nearby. Steam railways at Bolton Abbey and Haworth also there is the Bronte museum. Skipton is a market town with castle, swimming pool, canal and train station is 5 miles away. Shops and restaurants 3 miles in Crosshills. The beautiful Lake District, with mountain walking and the city of York with museums are 1hr 20 mins by car. Leeds city centre is 45 mins by train, where there are theatres, art gallery and large shopping centre. We are 30 mins from the Yorkshire Dales N.P. where there is spectacular scenery and beautiful walks, including the 86 miles Dales Way. Ilkely is a lovely place to shop with Ilkley moor to walk. There is no public transport in the village so a car is essential. The nearest railway station is 2.5 miles away where you can travel onto the Settle to Carlisle line.
4 miles to nearest golf club in Colne. Clubs also at Skipton, Keighley, Addingham, Ilkley and Bingley all within 30 minutes drive.